EVENTS DATABASE: HEAT
Contains occurrences of record heat in the mid-Atlantic region.
# Occurrences: 15272
# Events: 1032 (468 with >= 5 occurrences)
Event Criteria: Consecutive Days
Occurrence Criteria: Temperature greater than 2 standard deviations from long term mean.
Sources: Daily weather archives for ASOS and COOP sites.
All times listed as 18 Z, since highest temperature typically occurs during the afternoon.
The older, smaller heat database is still available by clicking here.
Interface designed by SJG for Pennsylvania State Climate Office; Summer 2005